The News

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

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Senior students filled Ozen High School’s Center For Performing Arts recently for a special anti-drug presentation in observance of Global Youth Service Day 2016, collaboratively planned by IEA – Inspire, Encourage, Achieve and Jefferson County Juvenile Probation.

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A former Orange Police Department officer who resigned subsequent to being charged with narcotics theft in 2013 was arrested again May 29 after stumbling into a residence, not his own, apparently intoxicated, reports Vidor Police Department Officer Eric Meineke. 

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Police in Vidor arrested a man June 1 on 14 outstanding warrants from multiple jurisdictions after initially stopping him for a minor traffic violation, reports the Vidor Police Department. 

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Police in Beaumont are investigating and searching for suspects in a fatal shooting that occurred in the 4600 block of Maddox Street in Beaumont on June 2, Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding reported in a news release. 

According to Harding, BPD patrol officers responded to Maddox Street in South Park in reference to call reporting a suspicious vehicle early Thursday morning, just before 1:00 a.m. While officers were en route to the location, the complainant reported hearing multiple gunshots.

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